Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 200915
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
415 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016
Warm and humid conditions prevailed across Wisconsin, as low
pressure approached from the Plains. Showers and thunderstorms
affected many areas during the morning hours, with scattered
showers and storms continuing into the afternoon. High
temperatures ranged from the lower 70s in the north, to the mid
80s in the south.
Weak low pressure approached the region from the southwest. A
trough of low pressure continued to bring rounds of showers and
thunderstorms to the region. Locally heavy rainfall and some gusty
winds occurred in parts of central and southern Wisconsin.
Temperatures so far ranged from the upper 50s to lower 60s in
northern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s to lower 70s in southern
Low pressure will gather strength as it moves northeast across
Wisconsin into the upper peninsula of Michigan today. The low will
bring a cold front eastward across the region as well. These
features will continue to bring rounds of showers and
thunderstorms. Humid conditions will continue in southern
Wisconsin and northern Illinois, with cooler and less humid
conditions to the north.
As the low and cold front exit the region tonight into Sunday,
some clouds and chances for showers will linger, especially in
eastern Wisconsin. Gusty west to northwest winds later today into
tonight will bring cooler and less humid conditions to the region
Quiet weather with slowly warming temperatures are forecast Sunday
night into Tuesday, as south to southwest winds develop.